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Why Story Time is Important For Young Children

From Green Eggs and Ham to Miss Nelson Is Missing!, there are millions of children’s books out there to keep children entertained. My kids absolutely love hearing a story before bedtime and sometimes even request a story in the middle of the day when they could be playing with their toys instead. 513 more words


Mary E. Fischer

Title:  Special Education Educator
Company:  Bethel School District
Location:  Port Orchard, WA United States

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Italy's Magic Touch

An American: Will say ‘hello”.
An Italian: Will give you a big hug and a kiss and pat you on the back

I am never happier than when I am in Italy. 275 more words



Spring is in the air and for a change the weather played along this year! The children have loved going barefoot and the freedom of warmer days! 115 more words

Early Childhood Development

Alberta mother says support for children with Tourette Syndrome lacking in education system

Twelve-year-old Emily Provost says when she tries to suppress the uncontrollable tics caused by Tourette Syndrome, it feels almost like stifling a yawn — ultimately, it’s better to let it out. 971 more words

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Put People First (Pt 1): A case for investing in Early Childhood Development

On the afternoon of September 15, 2016, I attended the launch of the National Integrated Early Childhood Development Policy for Uganda. The policy had been published in March 2016 by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development in close consultation with stakeholders, notably, UNICEF Uganda. 992 more words


All our little ones are passionate about nature and caring for the earth…They love discussing how to look after nature…We chatted about how to care for the earth, it’s creatures and resources…A big theme this week was discussion around negative actions that destroy the beautiful land we love and how it makes us feel and what actions we can do to keep nature beautiful… 32 more words

Early Childhood Development